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E. S. Bam - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

438 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 438
Reviews: 238
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 15
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
E.S. Bam - Extra Special Farmhouse Ale
A Bam celebration of excess. More malt, more hops, same vivacious personality.

Seasonal released in April
4.7% Alc./Vol.

(Beer added by: Big78CJ on 02-14-2008)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Basoos1, Friday at 10:14 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bottled on 3/16/12
enjoyed on 9/8/14

great aroma on this, citrusy with some funk, my favorite part of the beer. the flavor following the aroma kind of fell off for me. up front some good citrus flavor which fades into funk and some earth tones in the finish. very light and crisp, high carbonation which was to be expected in this particular bottle. overall not something i will rush out to get again but it was something nice to sip on for a change of pace.

jakewatt135, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

mltobin, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

DrBier, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

rogerdandy, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

zestar, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

KAF, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

ChrisMon02, Jul 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

muskiesman, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

TX-Badger, Jun 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

TimoP, May 20, 2014
Photo of elNopalero
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This pours a hazy golden brown tea color.

There’s a lightly tart aroma with notes of dark cherries on it.

I get some more dark cherries as I sip, with a light sourdough funk rounding it out. There’s a tart finish and a light body. Tasty and delicate.

elNopalero, May 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

cobyj, May 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

afsdan, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

gratefulbeerhead, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

amblin, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

ColForbinBC, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

jeffwright, Feb 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

NooseJustice, Feb 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Wilmo831, Feb 03, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

this is the kind of wild ale i would drink all day every day. the best of the bam incarnations i think, more hoppy, reminds me of mikkeller ak alive, that funky, so darn good. only lightly hazy amber color liquid with more than an inch of pearly white head as light as a feather and lasting for the whole drink. on tap at hops and pie, i love their beer program. aromas of farmhouse funk and citrusy hops, its a reall cool and uncommon combination. flavors of brett in all its glory mingle with the hops, which only add a little bitterness but a ton of oomph to a beer as sessionable as this one. the yeast and funk combo here is pure glory, light and bright, and the mouthfeel is incredibly dry, with some peppery spice and a gorgeous hop bouquet mixing with the brett. complex and supremely drinkable at under 5% abv. i wish i had a mainline of this, i would never get bored. some of the most impressive stuff in a beautiful catalog from jolly pumpkin.

StonedTrippin, Jan 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

budsandsuds8, Jan 11, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

Alex5, Dec 30, 2013
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E. S. Bam from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 438 ratings.